Synonyms for (noun) metric unit

Synonyms: metric, metric unit

Definition: a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

Usage: convert all the measurements to metric units; it is easier to work in metric

Similar words: unit, unit of measurement

Definition: any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange

Usage: the dollar is the United States unit of currency; a unit of wheat is a bushel; change per unit volume